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Crowley man arrested by Jennings PD after gun sale resulted in shootout

Posted at 1:58 PM, Feb 26, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-26 16:10:21-05

JENNINGS, La.  — The Jennings Police Department arrested a Crowley man on Monday after he and several other suspects traveled to Jennings for a gun sale that went wrong and ended in a shootout.

Logan Lee Meyer, 18, of Crowley was booked into the Jeff Davis Parish Jail on Sunday on a charge of Attempted Second Degree Murder. Meyer's bail is set at $200,000.

According to Jennings Police Chief Danny Semmes, Meyer traveled to Jennings on Sunday with other juvenile suspects after having made contact with a suspect in Jennings over the Internet in regard to trading firearms.

Meyer and the other juveniles came to Jennings on Wilber D. Rochelle Avenue and King Street.

Semmes said that something went wrong during the illegitimate transaction and one of the guns was stolen. Gunfire brokeout shortly after.

Meyer then backed his vehicle into ditch while trying to get away from scene. However, he and the other suspects fled on foot.

No injuries were reported at the scene.

Neighbors called JPD who then responded to a shots fired call. Officers were able to capture numerous subjects in area.

Officer also searched the area and located four weapons that they were able to tie back to subjects along with seven to eight shell casings located at scene that were taken into evidence.

Semmes says that the investigation is ongoing at this time and that it is possible that more arrests are forthcoming.

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